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Classical music

For music that really has something to say, choose from hundreds of boundary-pushing classical concerts.

 

Just announced: Classical Season 2020/21

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view Classical Season 2019/20 guide

 

London’s Southbank Centre is surely ambitious... [its] classical music season will embrace life, the universe and pretty much everything in between
THE GUARDIAN

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Andrew Zolinsky, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 21 Sep 2020
7:45 pm | Mon 21 Sep 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Copland's epic, visionary Piano Fantasy sits alongside premieres from Carla Bley and Ian Gardiner
Copland's epic, visionary Piano Fantasy sits alongside premieres from Carla Bley and Ian...
Film still from The Lodger (1927), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
7:15 pm
Sun 27 Sep 2020
7:15 pm | Sun 27 Sep 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
See ‘the first true Hitchcock movie’ with a chill-inducing orchestral score by Neil Brand.
See ‘the first true Hitchcock movie’ with a chill-inducing orchestral score by Neil Brand.
Matthew Barley, cellist

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6:00 pm
Sat 10 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Sat 10 Oct 2020
classical music
Matthew Barley reimagines Beethoven’s works of solace in a spirit of improvisation and discussion
Matthew Barley reimagines Beethoven’s works of solace in a spirit of improvisation and discussion
Feinstein Ensemble, musical group
7:45 pm
Thu 15 Oct 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 15 Oct 2020
classical music
Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann challenged the best musicians of their day with these breathtaking pieces
Vivaldi, Bach and Telemann challenged the best musicians of their day with these breathtaking pieces
Anna Thorvaldsdottir, composer

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Free

6:00 pm
Thu 29 Oct 2020
6:00 pm | Thu 29 Oct 2020
classical music
contemporary classical
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Enter a musical world of beauty and tension with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Kenny Broberg, pianist
7:45 pm
Mon 18 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Mon 18 Jan 2021
classical music
The American pianist first came to international attention in 2017 and has since won major awards
The American pianist first came to international attention in 2017 and has since won major awards
Mark Padmore, tenor
7:45 pm
Tue 19 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Tue 19 Jan 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
A world premiere by Luke Bedford brings past voices into the present, with the London Sinfonietta
A world premiere by Luke Bedford brings past voices into the present, with the London Sinfonietta
Ignatz Johnson's illustration of Wagner's Ring Cycle
12:00 pm
Sun 24 Jan 2021
12:00 pm | Sun 24 Jan 2021
classical music
courses & workshops
The second of our study days offers new insights into a passion-inspiring opera experience
The second of our study days offers new insights into a passion-inspiring opera experience
7:45 pm
Sat 30 Jan 2021
7:45 pm | Sat 30 Jan 2021
classical music
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award
Hear the latest ensemble of piano with strings to win the Parkhouse Award

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4:00 pm
Sat 27 Feb 2021
4:00 pm | Sat 27 Feb 2021
classical music
contemporary classical
Brand new music from the celebrated pioneers of the contemporary string quartet
Brand new music from the celebrated pioneers of the contemporary string quartet

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